Outdoors

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  • Bluefield Blue Jays Baseball
    Professional baseball first originated in Bluefield in 1924, when the Blue-Grays were formed by Fred Fox and Fred Hawley. The Blue-Grays played in the Coalfield League for two years before the league folded. Major League teams made Bluefield a favorite stop on barnstorming railroad exhibition tours. Bluefield was a member of the Blue Ridge League for two seasons and then
  • Graham Recreation Park
    Owned by the Town of Bluefield, VA, this 57 acre park has room for lots of activity. The land ranges from gently sloping to higher hills.   It has an ampitheatre, 1 small and 3 large nice covered shelters available for rental for birthday parties, baby, bridal, or household showers, family reunions, or other approved events.    Sporting events can
  • Franks Theatres’ CineBowl & Grille
    Franks Theatres' CineBowl & Grill has ten movie auditoriums including an Imax theatre, a full sized arcade, bowling alley, and sports bar. Theater-goers are able to eat, play, and then catch their movie in one
  • Brush Mountain Wilderness
    Brush Mountain Wilderness lies north of and in close proximity to Blacksburg. It extends for 8 miles along the northwest slope of Brush Mountain, bounded to the east by a power line, to the northwest by Craig Creek and private property, and to the southeast by Forest road 188.1 along the crest of the mountain. Brush Mountain is capped by a
  • Huckleberry Trail
    The Huckleberry Trail has deep roots and a long history in providing transportation between Blacksburg and Christiansburg. It began as the Virginia Anthracite Coal and Rail Company in 1902 to transport coal, and soon extended to Blacksburg.  On September 15, 1904, the first passenger train rolled into Blacksburg. It was soon nicknamed “Huckleberry Crossing” because when the train would stall, passengers could
  • Price House Nature Center
    Operated by SEEDS - Discovery learning for everyone founded in 1995. Awareness of community and culture environment - backyard and beyond, explore our world See the Price House Nature Center's Facebook page for hours and directions
  • Blacksburg Municipal Golf Course
    9 Hole Municipal Golf Course in Beautiful Blacksburg Virginia, call for Tee Times: 540-961-1137 GOLF COURSE RATES 18 holes with cart .. $26, 9 holes with cart .... $19,   Walking (all day) .. $12, 9-hole cart fee (per rider)  $8. Visit online at; www.golfthehill.com, www.facebook.com/golfthehill,
  • Aquatic Center – Blacksburg
    Aquatic Center sits just across the parking lot from the Community Center and is available for public open swimming, springboard diving and lap swimming with day fees of $3 - $4. Pool and lobby rentals for parties and groups, and lessons available in a group or privately - call for details and prices.  2 hour Private rentals are available Friday and Saturday evenings
  • Hahn Horticulture Garden
    The Hahn Horticulture Garden encompasses nearly six acres of teaching and display gardens on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Established in 1984 by Horticulture faculty, the garden serves undergraduate students and the local community as a learning resource for plant material, landscaping concepts, and environmental awareness. Our garden features perennial borders, water gardens, shade gardens, a meadow garden,
  • New River Junction
    Providing tubing, camping, canoes, kayaks, and access to the best fishing in the New River since 1982. We are a small, family-oriented campground with water, electricity, wi-fi in-ground fire pits and picnic tables at every
  • Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
    The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail commemorates the 1780 campaign that led to the battle of Kings Mountain. The battle was a key turning point in the American Revolution when southern patriots from VA, TN, NC, SC & GA tracked down and defeated a loyalist force commanded by Major Patrick Ferguson. The commander of the patriot force, Colonel William Campbell,
  • Peters Mountain Wilderness
    The 3328-acre wilderness features a mountain bog and numerous sandstone outcroppings on the crest of Peters Mountain, which affords rewarding views of the countryside. The Appalachian Trail traverses Pine Swamp Branch, and other trails also provide access to the
  • Pandapas Pond
    Pandapas Pond is an 8-acre man-made pond on the edge of the Eastern Continental Divide. It features warm-water fishing and canoeing. A one-mile circuit trail goes around the pond, and several other popular Jefferson Nat'l. Forest trails connect to
  • Catawba Road, A Virginia Byway
    A portion of the Catawba Road is designated a scenic byway. This road passes through pastoral landscapes, including historic buildings, mills, a tanyard, a brick kiln, 19th century churches and an early 20th century school. The Catawba Road is also part of the TransAmerica
  • Mountain Lake Wilderness
    This 11,113-acre wilderness is the largest in the Jefferson National Forest. It consists of a highland plateau which sits squarely on the eastern continental divide. It features stands of virgin spruce and hemlock, a mountain bog and war spur overlook which provide exceptional views of most of the wilderness. Outstanding opportunities for primitive camping and other recreation
  • Walnut Spring Farm
    Over 555 acres of open and wooded country terrain for horseback rides. Horse boarding and riding lessons also
  • Walnut Flats
    Camping area features six units with grills and lantern posts, well water and toilets. A wildlife pond is a short walk from the campground. Dismal Falls is nearby and Dismal Creek provides fishing and wading. Numerous hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail are easily accessible. A large expanse of the Jefferson National Forest for hunting, fishing
  • Virginia Tech Duck Pond
    A perfect place to picnic, the duck pond has picnic tables, park benches and a gazebo. It is located next to the Solitude House, Virginia Tech's oldest building, and it marks the site of the Draper Meadow Settlement and massacre of
  • Southwest Virginia Museum
    Dedicated in 1948, the Southwest Virginia Museum in Big Stone Gap chronicles the exploration and development of the region. The museum houses a collection of items from the region. The collection was started by C. B. Slemp, who served in Congress from 1907 to 1923 and was President Coolidge’s personal secretary. A lovely Victorian parlor in the four-story mansion is available
  • Big Stone Gap Loop
    Big Stone Gap isn’t just the name of a movie, it’s also a town with a number of interesting sites to explore. Take a short trip around Fraley Park or a more strenuous trek on Roaring Fork and enjoy the stunning rhododendron thickets, cascading waters, and moss-covered rocks. 200-year old eastern hemlock, yellow poplar, yellow birch, and Fraser trees heavily